Housing is fundamental to achieving economic stability, better health outcomes, and thriving families and communities.
But systemic racism in the policies and laws that drive housing development and community investment result in skyrocketing rents, substandard living conditions, and continuing segregation of Black and Brown communities. We advocate at the local, state, and national levels to address the crisis in affordable housing in America, to enforce equal opportunity for housing, and to fight for tenants’ rights to healthy homes and neighborhoods.
The United States is facing a lead crisis on a national scale — and it’s harming low-income children of color the most.
While natural disasters do not discriminate, their long-term impact disproportionately falls on low-income communities of color.
Where the City of Chicago invests resources matters.
A proposed rule would upend the longstanding legal standard of disparate impact.